Best Quotes of Ezekiel Elliott

Who is Ezekiel Elliott?

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Ezekiel Elliott is a professional football player for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL). From 2016 to the present, he has been a member of the Dallas Cowboys and is awaiting a permanent contract.

In 2015, Ezekiel Elliott earned second-team All-America honors while playing college football for Ohio State. In the 2016 NFL Draft, he was selected fourth overall by the Dallas Cowboys.

In terms of his youth, he was born in Alton, Illinois. He comes from a long line of athletes in his family. Dawn Huff, his mother, was a three-sport state champion in high school, but she later went to the University of Missouri and ran track there. His father, too, was a Missouri football linebacker and the CEO of Fifth Down Enterprises. His grandfather was a former Drake University basketball player.

Check out his best motivational quotes

“The best way to learn is getting out there, getting reps, and making mistakes.”― Ezekiel 

“I live for the high expectations.”― Ezekiel 

“Notre Dame was my dream school growing up. But in recruiting, they had some other plans, what position they wanted me to play.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I wasn’t going to play on defense in college.”― Ezekiel 

“I am tired of hearing about Coach Harbaugh; I think he needs to get in check with reality because, at the end of the day, you can’t talk smack about a rivalry when you haven’t won a rivalry game. You got to win ballgames to be able to talk behind it.”― Ezekiel 

“I’m a guy who can play all three downs, and I excel in all areas of the game.”― Ezekiel 

“I think I’m a guy who’s going to work and work hard from Day 1, and I think I’m a guy who brings a lot of versatility to the position.”― Ezekiel 

“I’m a guy who expects a lot from himself.”― Ezekiel 

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“It would be special, just to know I had the best rookie season a running back has had in this league, especially a record that’s been however old it is.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You definitely have to think of the perception of things before you actually do certain things. It may not seem like it’s a big deal to you yourself, but there’s a bigger picture.”― Ezekiel 

“You can’t really sit around when you’re sore. You’ve got to get up and work all that lactic acid out.”― Ezekiel 

“That’s something I kind of started Week 1, so when it got to where I’m getting a little beat up, I have a routine already for getting my body back together. Just getting in the cold tank, making sure you’re getting massages.”― Ezekiel 

“I want to go play behind that great offensive line they have down in Dallas.”― Ezekiel 

“I think I do deserve more than 11 carries. I think I really do.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“This is a physical game, and that’s how you have to play. When you do that, the defense eventually gets tired of tackling you.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“It should be about this team, and it should be about these guys. It should be about our relationship. It shouldn’t be about records.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Every play, I’m trying to get as many shots on the opposing team as I can, so when you get to the fourth quarter, they obviously don’t want to be on the field anymore.”― Ezekiel 

“During the game, there has to be a moment where you have to set the tone. You have to let them know that you’re a physical player.”― Ezekiel 

“I’m a great pass catcher. I’m excellent in pass protection, which is the most important thing. You can’t play, you can’t get on the field if you don’t protect that franchise quarterback.”― Ezekiel 

“I’m a great inside and outside runner.”― Ezekiel 

“I’m focused on going out and winning ballgames. Focused on getting better with the team every week.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“When you let those defensive backs know that you’re a physical player, they don’t really want to tackle. That’s it. That’s why you see me get a hurdle every game. Those guys don’t want to tackle me when I get to the second level.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I take pride in being a jack of all trades.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think it’s just a chemistry thing, feeling each other out. The more you play with each other, the better it’s going to be.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m going to go out there and do what I do and play football, and everything will work out.”― Ezekiel 

“Honestly, the type of runner I am, I’m a physical guy, and I try to set the tone early in the game, so you’re going to see it a lot in the first and second quarter.”― Ezekiel 

“I’m going to finish my runs hard, and I’m going to try to set the tone.”― Ezekiel 

“Honestly, when I’m out there, I really don’t even think about them as guys with names. I look at them as numbers.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The way I approach things is that I’m a physical player.”― Ezekiel 

“In playoff football, you’ve got to be physical. You’ve got to run the ball.”― Ezekiel 

“It just helped going to work every day, knowing that you’re going to work with guys that believe in you; you’re going to work for guys that believe in you. You want to perform for them.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You kinda got to embrace expectations, but it’s not something I pay attention to.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Whoever wins MVP, whoever wins whatever those awards are, that’s not my decision.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“My job is to go out there and play football. My job is to go out there and win football games.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“We’ve talked before what is important is week in, week out, getting wins and getting better.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“Witten was my guy. I stayed in Wit’s hip pocket and did everything I could to learn from him, learn how to be a pro.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“We should be able to have a little more fun. I think it’s entertainment to the fans.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think they’re taking a little bit of the fun out of this pro game.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“To me, a good running back is a good defense. A good running back helps you keep your defense off the field.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’ve worked on my game, and I don’t think it has any holes, no weaknesses. I say that with humility because you can always work to get better. But I run inside, I run outside, and I’m just not a guy you have to take off the field for certain packages.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m a guy that can play three downs. You don’t have to take me off the field. I value blocking.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I have great hands out of the backfield.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I probably have one of the easiest jobs in America. I get to run behind the best O-line in America.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I feel blessed. All the great running backs that have come through Ohio State – Archie Griffin, Eddie George, Beanie Wells – I’m happy that I was able to carry on that lineage this season.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I’m a versatile guy. I’m a third-down back.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“I think I’m a guy who is going to come in and work hard from Day One.”― Elliott

“I think at Ohio State, we’re professional athletes in Columbus.”― Elliott

“There’s only one professional team in Columbus, the Blue Jackets, but Ohio State is a football state.”― Elliott

“I think I’ve been doing a good job of just making sure that I’m taking care of my body.”― Elliott

“I just don’t like how long the jersey is. I don’t like to tuck it in, so I like to tuck it up under.”― Elliott

“I’m just trying to go out each week and get better. I just have to be patient, and it’s going to happen.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The criticism is what I expect, honestly, because I’m criticizing myself every day when I come in here and watch that film. I’m trying to get better.”― Elliott

“I have a lot of great players around me. I have the best O-line in football. It’s what’s expected.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“It’s always great to get more reps.”― Elliott

“With every rep, you’re going to get better.”― Elliott

“What’s a priority is going out there and winning ballgames every week.”― Elliott

“Ohio means a lot to me. Kinda like a second home, just the memories I have here and the fans I made while at Ohio State with the things that I accomplished at that great university.”― Elliott

“I understand what’s expected of me. I understand the lineage for the running back position of the Dallas Cowboys.”― Elliott

“Nobody’s expectations are going to be more than mine.”― Elliott

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Ezekiel Elliott ( Source: Pictures)

“I wouldn’t say I’m a victim of high expectations. The expectations are going to be there.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“The more you see, the more you’re going to learn. Just got to take advantage of the opportunity and get ready to play ball.”― Ezekiel Elliott

“You can’t win every game, so I’ve just got to get back to work and get better next week.”― Elliott

“I obviously love to run the ball.”― Elliott

“If we go out there, and we play well and win football games, all the good stuff will come with it. It’s not my job to worry about something I can’t control.”― Ezekiel 

“I just like the ball in my hands whether I’m running it or catching it.”― Ezekiel 

“The NCAA has its rules. It’s our job to abide by them.”― Ezekiel 

“Trust your landmark and run through the smoke. It’s going to open up eventually.”― Ezekiel 

“I’m not going to change; I’m going to keep grinding. I’m going to do all I can to win.”― Ezekiel 

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